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HOUSE OF ASTOfc LEFT IN
, New. York, April .22. The
"House of Astor has been left in a
. most peculiar position by the Tfc
. The titular .head of the houSe
now is Vincent Astor, a boy of21.
f But Vincent will have two
women to guide him in the man
agement of his vast fortune.
One is Mrs. Ava Willing As
tor, his inother, and" the divorced
NWife of the multi-millionaire who
died a fyero on the Titan fc.
The bther.is Mrs. MadeHne
Force .stor, the young girl
whose marriage to Astor created
such a furore over the length and
Tjreadth of America. '
j Not the. least peculiar part of it
is that it, was common report be
fore the engagement of Colonel
John Jacob Astor to Madeleine
Force that Viric&nt Astor'was in
love with her..
Also, "Mrs. Ava Willing Astor,
Vthe boy's mother, is coming back
to America from England on an
early "boat. That was announced
- , Mrs: Ava Willing Astor and
3Vfrs. Madeleine 3?orce Astor
soever have met.
Vincent Astor may have, to
choose 'between j his" mother, Janci
- the stepmother whom he once
. wasreported to love.
m Where He Would Fall
One day my little codsin came
in from his play and asked his
mother, "Mamma, where wquld I
fall if I fejl in love?" HJr mother
told him to gb oft outlfo play.
THE PRICE THAT'S PAID
After decades of labor and ex
periment, a machine is perfected
that seems bound to revolution
ize traffic and transportation to a
remarkable extent. It will pull
more than two teams of horses
dan stir. It will rush up steep
hills easily. It will carry people
across country at speed far in ex
cess to ordinary needs. J t is an u
invention of the highest use and
convenience. But "
"Go to the automobile races to
day. See Dare-Devil Jones anni
hilate Time.' Records to be beat
t Thousands of peoplesurround
tlie race course. A bolt breaks,
or a tire bursts, or Dare.-Devil
Jones' machine skids. Five spec
tators die, ten are --maimed for
me, ana tne Dones ana nesn or
Jones are ground into small souv
enirs. Great meeting'! Great
A Wright or a Curtiss'gets up
a flying machine. It is the begin
ning of man's conquest of the air.
It is a gigantic stride in human
ingenuity and progress. But
"See the flyers at Dominez
Field todav! Death-defvine'
k-, . 1- Tl J T C iT
stunts Dy ine paa oy 01 me
Air. Spirals, glides, figure
e'ights atrhile high in the air!"
. Tens of thousands of people
crowd Dominez Field. The Bad
Boy falls 5,280 feet and lies a
mass'of lifeless pulp at the feet of
his motner, or wife. Great show !
Everyone of the tens of thousands
tells wi,th pride, how he or she
saw that;-awful -finish
'The gpetest oFf all steamships